Book of Hours

Record ID: 
77139
Accession number: 
MS M.167
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Rouen, France, ca. 1470.
Binding: 
Red velvet.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
Description: 
162 leaves (1 column, 15 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 180 x 130 mm
Provenance: 
Sale of the Hon. Mrs. M... by Christie (London, July 6, 1894, no. 147) to Quaritch; purchased by Richard Bennett Apr. 28, 1896; Catalogue of manuscripts and early printed books from the libraries of William Morris, Richard Bennett, Bertram, fourth Earl of Ashburnham, and other sources, no. 64; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Bennett Collection in 1902; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Rouen (Hours of the Virgin); written and illuminated in Rouen, France, ca. 1470.
Decoration: 15 large miniatures; full inhabited borders.
Artist: Master of the Rouen Échevinage.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin and French
Century: 
Classification: